Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone are in a statistical dead heat in the special House election in Pennsylvania, a new poll from Emerson College reveals.
Forty-eight percent of voters favor Lamb ahead of the March 13 special election, while 45 percent back Saccone. The survey has a 4.8 percent margin of error. Seven percent of those polled remain undecided.
Here are highlights from the poll:
- 48 percent say they have a favorable opinion of Lamb, compared to 33 percent who view him unfavorably.
- 44 percent have a favorable view of Saccone, while 40 have an unfavorable opinion.
- 56 percent say they are excited to vote in the election, compared to 7 percent who are not excited at all.
- 47 percent of those in the district approve of President Donald Trump's job performance and 43 percent disapprove.
The survey, conducted March 1-3, polled 474 likely voters in the district.
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